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Man who rebuilt Washington State Fair’s roller coaster dies

January 13, 2020, 7:55pm Northwest

The Washington State Fair’s wooden Classic Coaster was a personal favorite for John Hinde. Read story

Witness recalls panic after children swept out to sea

January 13, 2020, 7:50pm Northwest

PORTLAND — Joanne Cornelius had just finished taking photos of the breathtaking waves and extreme high tide outside her home on the Oregon Coast when a frantic woman pounded on her window and asked her to call 911. Read story

University of Oregon officer, K-9 handler fired after probe

January 13, 2020, 7:32pm Northwest

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon police officer and handler of the department’s K-9 was fired last fall, after an internal investigation confirmed four allegations of misconduct, including lying and overuse of force. Read story

Intel hires Hewlett Packard Enterprise exec as CIO

January 13, 2020, 7:27pm Business

Intel has gone outside for another top executive, bringing in Archana “Archie” Deskus to be the chipmaker’s new chief information officer. Read story

U.S. Census Bureau hiring workers for complete count

January 13, 2020, 7:25pm Northwest

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire almost 16,000 people across Washington state to help ensure data collected during the 2020 Census is as accurate as possible. Read story

2 of 6 agree to riot plea in Patriot Prayer-antifa clash

January 13, 2020, 4:26pm Latest News

PORTLAND -- Two of six men accused of inciting a riot between right-wing Patriot Prayer and left-leaning antifa outside a Portland pub pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced. Read story

Washington lawmakers convene 60-day legislative session

January 13, 2020, 3:20pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — Washington’s first female speaker of the House was sworn in Monday as lawmakers returned to the Capitol to convene their 60-day legislative session. Read story

Was last February’s ‘snowmaggedon’ a fluke, or can we expect more like it? We took your snow questions to the experts.

January 13, 2020, 11:30am Northwest

Maybe it’s because it’s always a novelty at first. Or maybe it’s because we just can’t handle it. Whatever the reason, Seattleites seem obsessed with those cold white flakes — and the beauty and transportation troubles they bring — whenever there’s so much as a whiff of snow in the forecast or days of warnings as we’ve just endured. Read story

Judge allows effort to recall Alaska governor to proceed

January 13, 2020, 8:56am Northwest

JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska judge ruled Friday that an effort to recall Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy may proceed, a decision that is expected to be appealed. Read story

Snow causes power outages, school closures around state

January 13, 2020, 8:55am Northwest

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A winter storm in Washington state left thousands of without power in the greater Seattle area and caused school closures and delays. Read story